Hedge fund manager who was ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the wealthiest men in the world. His company, SAC Capital Advisors, was accused in 2013 by the Securities and Exchange Commission of the crime of insider trading.
He studied economics at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.
He purchased four percent of the New York Mets baseball team.
He was married twice -- to Patricia Finke and Alexandra Garcia -- and had six children.
He and David Einhorn both had careers as hedge fund managers.